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Going Home Again
"East Side Cafe is obviously doing something right," Chronicle Cuisines writer Rebecca Chastenet de Géry writes. "You don't draw waiting crowds continually for over a decade without conscious effort. The cafe's menu certainly isn't Austin's splashiest, but for many, the cafe simply feels right. There's no place like home."
"...visiting a favorite aunt in that the renovated 1920s-vintage home that houses the cafe is well-appointed and comfortable, the..."

Aug. 4, 2000 Food Feature by Rebecca Chastenet dé Gery

The Intruder
Is going Full-On Quaid a thing? Maybe so, as the veteran goes bugnuts melodrama in the "crazy neighbor" thriller
" kid Scott (Ealy) agrees to settle down in Napa Valley with his wife Annie (Good). Soon they find..."

May 3, 2019 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

After a Fashion
Stephen cruises South First and 'Shouts' it out!
"...A bit farther up on the fledgling strip is Napa Home (1106 S. First). Though a prior misunderstanding with..."

May 28, 2004 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Oh, Sister
Adelaide, South Australia, sibling city and state of Austin, Texas, is a delicious destination for food and wine lovers
"...over an hour to the Barossa. This is Australia's Napa, home of the big gun reds that carry prices..."

April 21, 2006 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

After a Fashion
Queer Eye for the Austin Guy
"...Dreux is an electrical engineer who just bought a home with his fiancée, a doctor. He would be attending..."

July 2, 2004 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Stephen gears up for the celebrity onslaught by skewering more ... celebrities!
" the chic By George, Bella Salon, the fabulous Napa Home, Paper & Ink, Grape Vine Market, and our..."

March 11, 2005 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Heard at Wine and Swine
New venue was the perfect setting for porky party
"...few years, but here's hoping they've found a permanent home at Star Hill Ranch. After Saturday's downpours, Sunday dawned..."

Nov. 25, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Meow Mix
Texans Are Wild About Exotic Cats, but at What Cost?
"...When David Ramirez brought Simba home, it never occurred to him that the fuzzy 20-pound..."

Aug. 4, 2000 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Through Rosé Colored Glasses
Rae Wilson helps Austin reconsider the pink drink
"...her attention to wine production, making her way to Napa Valley to work the harvest at Artesa, one of..."

July 25, 2014 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

A Family Affair
Local couple spins traditional kimchi
"...spice channels. Korea's national dish is typically made with napa cabbage, fish sauce, and seasonings. The taste is spicy..."

Aug. 1, 2014 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

A Walk in the Clouds
"...war, the film tells the tale of Paul's arrival home to San Francisco to a changed world and a..."

Aug. 11, 1995 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Argus Cidery Returns, Lou’s Comes to Barton Springs Road, Hip Hotels Hype that Hemp, Fierce Whiskers Hosts Loro, Chi’Lantro Goes South, and More
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...latest Long Table Dinner. This one’s “A Taste of Napa” and features a multicourse meal of Italian-inspired dishes paired..."

May 18, 2022 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Bastrop fires level a much-loved chocolatier
"...We received word last week that the home, retail store, and production facility of Roscar Chocolates were..."

Sept. 16, 2011 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

The Steeping Room
Afternoon tea is back in style
"...Zen Tea Service ($15) consists of chicken or tofu Napa Rolls, green salad, Matcha-dusted brownie, and a pot of..."

May 9, 2008 Food Review by Kate Thornberry

Ad Hoc at Home: Family-Style Recipes
"...Ad Hoc at Home: Family-Style Recipesby Thomas Keller Artisan, 368 pp., $50..."

May 28, 2010 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Ray Manzarek: Trying to Set the World on Fire
The late Doors keyboardist at the Garden of Eden
"...I called up my subject and split off to Napa for the interview and a tour of his small..."

May 23, 2013 Music Post by Danielle Zelisko

Edibles in Isolation
Send Me to a Desert Island, but Let Me Have My ...
"...cheeses with warm walnut toast and a glass of Napa port like the ones served at La Toque in..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Food Feature

Count the Blessings
The Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival at 25
"...4. Homegrown Texas Grocery Giants Invest Their Promotional Budgets in the..."

April 16, 2010 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

The Wacky Web We Weave
Multimedia Mayonnaise and Other Condiments on the Net
"...famous label and includes them on his Heinz Rules Home Page at He also includes a recipe for..."

Jan. 12, 1996 Screens Feature

Top 10 Grocery Store Restaurants
There's a wealth of restaurants hidden inside grocery stores waiting to help curious gourmets dip their toes into a whole new world of international cuisine
"...Ethiopian cuisine to start their journey. The cafe serves homestyle renditions of classic stews and slow-cooked braises, with plenty..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Food Feature by Emily Beyda

Seeking XLB
In search of the mystical soup dumpling
"...or pork, or a combo of the two. I'm Homering-out just describing them...."

Feb. 15, 2013 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Pao, Wow!
The Mandarin House's stellar reputation has followed it out to Lakeway – why haven't you?
" at Eighth and Brazos and made their Lakeway home the solo location. Pao's had been very popular downtown..."

May 7, 2004 Food Feature by Mick Vann

SXSW Comedy: Talk Show the Game Show
Guy Branum’s brainchild yields real laughs and real conflict
"...too many penalties sitting in for McFarlane and sent home. It fell to Thompson and Thune to battle it..."

March 12, 2017 Arts Post by Carina Magyar

Top 10 Pickled, Cured, or Brined Bites (and Sips)
Nothing a little time and some spices can't fix
"...sells marinated beef and pork for cooking bulgogi at home, as well as a fantastic variety of banchan (side..."

Dec. 30, 2016 Food Feature by Adrienne Whitehorse

Food-o-File: Friday Lagniappe
A little extra Austin food news
"...annual Peace Through Pie Social at the 143-year-old Sweet Home Baptist Church (1725 W. 11th) in honor of the..."

Jan. 16, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

The Place to Taste
How Austin Eastciders and Argus Cidery hope on-site tasting rooms will bring the cider community together
"...cider from the store and pop it open at home, sometimes they don't understand it. It's nice to be..."

March 29, 2013 Food Feature by Margaret Shugart

My SXSW ECO 2012 Experience Wrap Up
Sustainability in food and environment and culture! Oh, my!
"...empowered by the arsenal of fascinating information we took home...."

Oct. 6, 2012 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Travaasa Austin
Picturesque, serene Hill Country spa resort offers fun and educational culinary programs and farm-to-fork dining
"...Austin, about a 30-minute drive from our South Austin home. Set amid the landscape of the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve..."

June 29, 2012 Food Review by Claudia Alarcón

Nothing Less Than Magical
Veterans of the Zilker Summer Musical recall enchantment on the hillside
"...the run of the show. A night off. Go home and do laundry. Get some sleep, for once! But,..."

July 4, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Liquid Assets
Today's Chardonnays
"...During the Eighties and Nineties, you could drive through Napa or Sonoma and see acre after acre of vineyard..."

Sept. 24, 2004 Food Column by Wes Marshall

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